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The nation's high school graduation rate is at a record-high 81 percent. Why? Because states are doing good things ... or using some sleight of hand.

Up to half of all results from biomedical research laboratories these days can't be replicated by other science teams. Why not? Myriad flubs slow progress in the hunt for cures.

The Colorado hospital has been in the works for a decade and has cost more than five times the original estimate. Funding runs out this week and it's not clear where additional money will come from.

Protesters are marching against the president's plan for a third term. Some 100,000 refugees have fled. The fear is that one of the world's poorest countries could slip back into civil war.

Kevin Lopez was born missing the fingers on his right hand. Now 20, Lopez has been on a waiting list for a hand transplant since turning 18.

Some big states have been moving to limit the numbers of people they send to solitary but officials say it's necessary to maintain control and, in some cases, protect the prisoners themselves.

The shopping spree by Southeast Asian nations is expected to total around $40 billion over the next year. But the U.S. has competition, from Russia, Europe and other countries in Asia.

Nearly 400 businesses were damaged during riots after Freddie Gray's death. But weeks later, the repairs are limping along, despite promises of aid from nonprofits and both city and state officials.

A Supreme Court ruling could threaten health insurance subsidies in about three dozen states. But many states aren't sharing contingency plans lest they be seen as supporting Obamacare.

Twenty-one million kids eat free and reduced-price meals throughout the school year, but getting them fed during the summer is a challenge.

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